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Day and Night World Map

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The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 16:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 45' South
Longitude: 65° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.83 meters/second, 1590.6 km/hour, 988.3 miles/hour or 858.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.47 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.8"988.15 miwest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 minorth988.18 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.1"2.62 mieast0° 16' 29.5"18.90 minorth19.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 39' North
Longitude: 140° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.58 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 872.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.4"1003.41 miwest0° 11' 18.1"12.94 misouth1003.60 mi
24 hours11° 13' 12.6"774.59 mieast4° 35' 50.7"315.90 misouth837.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CochabambaTue 12:36 PM43 km27 miles23 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OruroTue 12:36 PM127 km79 miles68 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreTue 12:36 PM161 km100 miles87 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PotosiTue 12:36 PM204 km127 miles110 nmSouth S
La PazTue 12:36 PM267 km166 miles144 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santa CruzTue 12:36 PM297 km184 miles160 nmEast E
ArequipaTue 11:36 AM609 km379 miles329 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaTue 1:36 PM781 km485 miles422 nmSouth S
Rio BrancoTue 12:36 PM882 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TucumánTue 1:36 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmSouth S
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